Breed of the Week Spotlight: Pekingese

This is a long-haired, compact dog is brave, sensitive and independent.  But also very affectionate to their owners.  This dog makes a good watchdog, but make sure to display your dominance.  This dog is known to develop Small dog syndrome as well as some other negative behaviors such as: obstinate, jealousy, guarding, snapping and obsessive barking.  They can become untrustworthy of children and even adult.

This 8-10 lbs dog does not require much exercise, but at least a daily walk.  Their short bodies, and long hair make for demanding grooming needs.

Overview: This small dog is a good companion with the right training and firm pack leader.  They do not need a lot of exercising, but DAILY grooming is required.

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